Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi stated on Friday that he had determined to repeal 3 agriculture legal guidelines that farmers were protesting towards for extra than a year.
The protesting farmers stated the legal guidelines, that permit growers to promote produce past authorities-regulated wholesale markets, wherein they may be confident a minimal price, might gain large non-public customers at their expense.
PM Narendra Modi, in an cope with to the nation, stated the legal guidelines might be repealed withinside the new consultation of parliament, beginning this month.
Following are a few reactions:
Arvind Kejriwal, CM of Delhi
“Generations to come will remember how the farmers of this country put their lives on the line and saved farming in this country. I bow before them.”
Rahul Gandhi, Leader of Congress Party
“Congratulations on this victory against injustice!”
Navjot Singh Sidhu, Leader of Congress Party in Punjab state
“Repealing of black laws a step in the right direction … You’re sacrifice has paid dividends.”
Arvind Singh Dhankar, Secretary of Farmer Union Khedut Sabha
“With our consistent protests despite pandemic we have proven that we were doing the right thing by questioning the government’s flawed farm laws, we showed the world all the problems it will create for millions of Indian farmers. Finally, government has acknowledged our legitimate woes.”
Darshan Pal, Farmer Union Coalition Samyukta Kisan Morcha’s senior leader
“We welcome the announcement made by the prime minister, but we need to know the government’s stand on our other key demand of making minimum support prices compulsory for call crops.”
Mamata Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress’s leader
“My heartfelt congratulations to every single farmer who fought relentlessly … This is YOUR VICTORY! My deepest condolences to everyone who lost their loved ones in this fight.”
Rakesh Tikait, Leader and spokesman of Bhartiya Kisan Union
“The agitation will not be withdrawn immediately, we will wait for the day when agricultural laws will be repealed in Parliament. Along with MSP, the government should also discuss other issues of farmers.”
Raman Singh Randhawa, Head of Jai Kisan Andolan in Rajasthan
“It is a win of farmers and this should have been repealed on the day one. These laws are not against the farmers but against the Indian structure. Had the government listened to us on day one many farmers lives could have been saved. You also see the elections are here so the government had to repeal the laws.”
Ramesh Patel, Regional President of Gujarat Khedut Samaj
“This is a big victory for farmers. Implementation of the three farm laws would have been detrimental to the interests of farmers, traders, and consumers. The government has done the right thing by announcing withdrawal of the laws.”
Mahua Moitra, Lawmaker from All India Trinamool Congress
“Whether it was fear of losing (Uttar Pradesh) or finally facing up to conscience @BJP govt rolls back farm laws. Just the beginning of many more victories for people’s voices.”
Kangana Ranaut, Bollywood Actress
“Sad, shameful, absolutely unfair. If people on the streets have started to make laws and not the chosen government in the Parliament, then even this is a jihadi nation. Congratulations to all who wanted it like this.” while sharing a tweet related of repeal of farm laws.
Reactions came across are both positive and negative because there is always a set of opinion a person carries but all matters is that India being “Krishi Pradhan Desh” is giving importance to Farmers. All the sacrifices made by farmers hopefully get paid off and India will become a nation where everyone is satisfied.